Are Glenn and John wasting their time by talking about race? … How Glenn and John’s families shaped their attitudes toward race … Looking back on past radicalism … Glenn: Is my anger necessary? … Can “Omar” change his ways? …

Why high inflation is a potentially dire problem … Are we headed the way of Weimar Germany and Argentina? … How short-term government spending can function as a longterm investment … The looming threat of the fiscal gap … Why is the US’s fiscal gap so large compared to that of other countries? … Larry: We’re on the path to becoming a second-rate country … Why Larry thinks we should index taxes to inflation … Can we pay for what we’re spending without printing money? …

John takes a step back from podcasting … Confronting the critique of systemic racism … The persistence of victimhood … Accounting for the racial wealth gap … Glenn: When it comes to incarceration, we have to take systemic racism seriously … Can analyses of historical systemic racism offer us counsel today? … John: Certain members of “the Elect” would be pleased to see an alt-right backlash …

“Tolstoy is mine. Dickens is mine. Newton, Maxwell, and Einstein are mine” … “Our Americanness is much more important than our blackness” … Conservatives cannot go back to “business as usual” on race. … A conservative prescription for persistent racial inequality … The roots of racial disparity … Putting police killings of black Americans into perspective … From white guilt to white backlash … The “lie” that the American Dream doesn’t apply to blacks … Black people “must seize equal status” …

Randy: “I feel torn and, frankly, bewildered” about the state of race in the US … Can we blame Trump for the tenor of racial discourse today? … Crediting the achievements of black Americans after Emancipation … Is the criminal justice system as discriminatory as it appears? … Glenn: We need to deracialize the conversation about policing … Taking account of culture in debates about racial inequality … Affirmative action with an asterisk … Does affirmative action require lowering standards? …

A quick announcement … “Structural racism is an empty category” … The bias narrative vs. the development narrative … Race as a social phenomenon … Racism is not the cause of behavioral problems in black communities … “White people cannot give black people equality” … Q&A: How has economic thinking about racism and the market changed? … Q&A: What strategies will help people engage in modes of development? … Q&A: What are the prospects for improvements? … Q&A: How has the language of racial discrimination changed? … Q&A: Is intersectionality a factor in racial inequality? … Q&A: Do Glenn’s claims reinforce white prejudice against blacks? …

What are NYC exam schools? … The recent attempt to change exam school admissions … Wai Wah: Changes to exam schools will discriminate against Asian students … Wai Wah’s attempts to expand the Gifted and Talented Program … Are exam schools “segregated”? … Eric Adams’s support for increasing the number of exam schools … Wai Wah: Asians are being scapegoated …

The post-Vietnam reevaluation of the Cold War … David: Academic historians largely have abandoned the idea of objective truth … Were black people really excluded from the New Deal? … The fortunes of black veterans after WWII … Why redlining doesn’t tell the whole story about the racial wealth gap … Why the Chicago Defender endorsed FDR in 1940 …

Some posh new (temporary) digs for The Glenn Show … The challenges and liberties of John’s NY Times gig … John’s efforts to help mount an unproduced black opera … The erotics and economics of Billions … Why John didn’t support Eric Adams for NYC mayor … What undermined the potential of the Obama years? … Can Glenn ever forgive Al Sharpton? … Will Eric Adams be able to operate effectively as mayor? … The Jacob Blake shooting, a year later …

Subscribe to The Glenn Show on YouTube … The origins of Bloggingheads … Non-zero-sum thinking on the global stage … Bob: We’re not focusing on the most pressing foreign policy dilemmas … Bridging the globalist vs. nationalist divide … Could more cognitive empathy ease racial tensions? … Changes afoot for The Glenn Show and Bloggingheads …

Daniel’s new podcast. American Prestige … Did the US needlessly prolong the Cold War? … Daniel: The Cold War actually limited political liberty within the US … The cultural logic of American empire … Global inequities and existential threats … The spiritual challenges of climate change … Glenn: Capitalism is “the natural order of things” … What Covid reveals about the modern American university …

John’s new gig writing for the New York Times … Wisconsin students get a “racist” rock removed from campus … Are present-day universities morally accountable for their involvement in the slave trade? … Debating the legacy of Christopher Columbus … Can we extricate modernity’s benefits from its history of brutality and genocide? … Is California gubernatorial candidate Larry Elder a sellout? …

Glenn’s book leave … A psychedelic experience inspires Nikita to talk to Glenn … Healthy vs. unhealthy human connection … Glenn: Critical race theory is “self-absorbed and small” … Rising above “sectarian obsession” … A brief history of Russian political infantilization … Is Glenn the Jimi Hendrix of ranting? …